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Musharraf's turn to flex muscle with Pakistan Peoples Party
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf has sent strong signals to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led coalition government not to take any steps aimed at curtailing his powers, especially to dismiss parliament and appoint armed services chiefs, sources in the government said.

Friday, May 23, 2008 3:57:21 PM

US blocks sale of armoured personnel carriers to Pakistan
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Annoyed over the peace talks Islamabad is conducting with Taliban rebels in the country's restive northern areas bordering Afghanistan, the US has barred a German firm from selling 800 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to the Pakistan Army.

Friday, May 23, 2008 2:07:20 PM

And now mobs deliver justice in Pakistan
Islamabad/Karachi, May 23 (IANS) Unmindful of the illegality of their action, a growing tribe of Pakistani citizens are delivering 'mob justice' - killing, burning and seriously injuring criminals on the streets.

Friday, May 23, 2008 1:59:32 PM

Little achieved at India-Pakistan talks: editorials
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) India and Pakistan achieved little at their just-concluded talks here but what stood out was the bonhomie that existed between their foreign ministers, editorials in newspapers here said Friday.

Friday, May 23, 2008 1:58:59 PM

Pakistan plans major constitutional changes
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan plans to amend around two dozen articles of the constitution but there is a huge question mark over whether the ruling coalition will be able the muster two-thirds majority required in parliament to approve the measure.

Friday, May 23, 2008 1:58:01 PM

Pakistan releases 96 Indian fishermen
Islamabad, May 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has released 96 Indian fishermen two days after both countries inked an agreement on consular access to prisoners, jail officials said Friday.

Friday, May 23, 2008 12:22:55 PM

Pakistan asks UN to probe Bhutto killing
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday demanded a UN probe into the assassination of former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Benazir Bhutto.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 7:13:42 PM

Pakistan to ask for UN probe into Bhutto assassination
Islamabad, May 22 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday said it would soon formally request the UN to conduct an investigation into the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 5:37:55 PM

Pakistani media underplays peace talks
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The Pakistani media Thursday underplayed the fourth round of the composite dialogue between India and Pakistan that concluded with the signing of an agreement for consular access to prisoners.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 12:25:12 PM

Nuke scientist A.Q. Khan seen in public after four years
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who mentored Pakistan's nuclear programme and was later placed under house arrest for proliferating the country's secrets, has made his first public appearance in four years in a move aimed at improving the energy situation in the country.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 12:20:09 PM

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